HUSCO to invest $30 million to expand Wisconsin plants

HUSCO International Inc. will invest approximately $30 million to expand its manufacturing capabilities at its Waukesha and Whitewater facilities.
HUSCO, headquartered in Waukesha, manufactures hydraulic and electro-hydraulic controls for use on mobile equipment. The company serves the automotive, agriculture, and construction industries.
The company will upgrade and expand its facilities in Waukesha and Whitewater.
The Waukesha facility will receive $400,000 in state tax credits from the Wisconsin Economic Development Tax Credit Program from the Wisconsin Department of Commerce.
The Waukesha project will create 75 jobs and represents $8.0 million in investment.
The Whitewater facility will receive $606,000 from the Community Development Block Grant-Economic Development Program from the Department Commerce, creating 90 jobs. The Whitewater project represents $22.3 million in investment.
The expansions were announced today by Wisconsin Gov. Jim Doyle.
“My number one priority this year has been helping our businesses create jobs and giving our workers the opportunities to get those jobs,” Doyle said. “I am pleased we could help HUSCO expand and create new jobs for hardworking families in Wisconsin.”
“I’m proud to have worked with state, local and company leaders to create new jobs in Whitewater and Waukesha,” said State Rep. Kim Hixson (D-Whiteater). “HUSCO is a great manufacturer that will create hundreds of jobs for hardworking local families.”

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